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Michael Crowley – (2008 – 2010)
Michael undertook the National BTEC in Sports Science and attended Buckingham University he studied Sports Management and Golf Studies.  As part of his degree course Michael worked at Creek Beach Golf and Country Club in Florida USA.  He graduated in 2015 and is pursuing his career in golf retail.

Daniel Gibbs – 2009-2011)
Daniel worked at Crowlands Heath Golf Club when he was part of Barking Abbey’s Golf Academy.  He continued to work at the Golf Club after leaving school having completed a two year course in BTEC National Sports Science.  Daniel then undertook the PGA coaching qualification and was successful in gaining the qualification and now is a full-time teaching professional at Crowlands Heath Golf Club.

Monika Solanki – (2013-2015)
Monika has played golf since the age of 12.  In 2014-15 she was the junior captain at Hainault Forest G.C. having previously represented the Essex Girls Golf team and now the Essex Womans team.  Monika achieved ‘A’ levels in PE, Economics and Media, in September went to Lander University in South Carolina USA, studying Finance with golf.

Ujjaval Sadana – (2012-2015)
Ujjaval started Barking Abbey as a Year 7 student in 2008, he became part of the Golf Academy as a Year 11 student in 2012.  He has been a member of Hainault Forest and Ilford GC’s he was selected to be part of England Golf Under 19 (AASE) programme in 2013.  He achieved ‘A’ levels in PE, Geography and Psychology and in September 2015 went to Fort Worth, Dallas in the USA to study Psychology and golf.  Ujjaval currently plays off 2.

Jack Davies   (2009-2016)
Jack is currently working at Ilford Golf Club, where he is assisting the club professional. Jack is going to take the PGA Golf Coaching Award under the guidance of the Ilford GC professional.

Lee Bowles  (2014-16)
Lee has gained employment at Crowlands Heath Golf Club where is involved in retail and marketing as well as playing golf.